County names new fire marshal

WICHITA — Sedgwick County Fire Capt. Tavis Leake has been promoted to the rank of county fire marshal. He will assume his new duties on March 12.

The fire marshal's duties include investigating suspicious fires, conducting internal affairs investigations, and supervising fire prevention and inspection activities.

Leake, who has been with the department since 1991, has served as an officer in the Fire Prevention Division for the last five years.